Posts Tagged ‘Washington National Cathedral’

Arts Roundup: Bells Edition

How local theaters are experimenting with new ways of making theater [Post]
Meet the Washington National Cathedral's chief Sunday bell ringer. [WAMU]
Planned Fairfax Army museum needs a lot more money to open. [WTOP]
Three shot and wounded near Maryland's Seize the Dance—but it's a dance studio, not a nightclub, as this report describes it. [Post]
A roundup of [...]

Arts Roundup: Sweet Grant Money Edition

Washington National Cathedral is among the many D.C. sites that will receive grant money from American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. [City Desk]
...and this Greenbelt movie theater will get some cash, too. [DCist]
The Irish Embassy pulls out all the stops for the Pulitzer-winning poet Paul Muldoon. [Post]

Arts Roundup: Cathedral Competition Edition

The earthquake-damaged Washington National Cathedral competes for $100,000 in repair money. [WTOP]
Imagination Stage announces its 2013-14 season. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
You can now buy Hard Art, the new book of D.C. punk photos from photographer Lucian Perkins, in the Dischord store. [Dischord]
Hey, theater people: Prolific Tweeter and playwright Gwydion Suilebhan holds the key to your Twitter [...]

The Time I Met Dave Brubeck at the National Cathedral

My wife and I met on cruise ships, where she was chief purser and I was musical director. After we were married in 2005, we settled in Alexandria, Va. I became a music teacher. On a hot July day in 2006, thanks to a connection through the music-teaching world, I got to meet the [...]

Arts Roundup: Pink Line Project Puts a Bird On It Edition

Pink Line Project has opened an Etsy shop. There are no birds yet. But so far, all of the shop's products bear the "Shit's Fucked Up" slogan that came out of Occupy D.C. [Pink Line Project]
Panda Head Magazine's seventh issue is here. [Panda Head]
Photos of construction at the Monroe Street Market artist studios [East City [...]

Arts Roundup: Saint of Gutters Edition

- To promote its showcase Wednesday at Comet Ping Pong, local music blog All Our Noise made a handsome video of Cigaretteperforming in a Shaw garden [All Our Noise]
- Wolf Trap Opera Company Director Kim Witman is traveling, looking for new singers, and she compiled a list of the kinds of stories she hears from people [...]

Arts Roundup: Quake Edition

Washington National Cathedral, still damaged from last year's earthquake, receives a $5 million gift for repairs. [Post]
Barbara Kruger discusses "Belief+Doubt," her installation at the Hirshhorn. [Express]
D.C. Conspiracy cartoonist Rafer Roberts has an art exhibition in Rockville. [Gazette]
Jody Rosen: Pitchfork readers are closed-minded and conservative. [Pitchfork]
Bob Mould has a Walden moment. [YouTube]

Norman Scribner Gets a Modest Send-Off

The Choral Arts Society’s tribute to Norman Scribner went on a little long, fitting for someone who announced his retirement a full two years before stepping down. But Scribner didn’t revel in it. As CAS’s founder and D.C.’s senior choral director, he could have made his farewell all about himself. Instead, on Wednesday, he trudged [...]

Raising Bell: Washington National Cathedral Reopens Its Central Tower

Thanks to last August's earthquake, the longest-spanning construction project in D.C. is under construction yet again. But on Saturday, for the first time since the 5.8 temblor lightly shook the region, the Washington National Cathedral opened its most imposing structure to more than 400 visitors for a "tower climb."  "That short earthquake did tens of millions of [...]